The Obamas have signed a podcast deal with Spotify.

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Barack and Michelle Obama Will Amplify Unheard Voices with Podcasting Deal

June 7, 2019

By Cameron Jenkins

The Obamas will soon take on the world of podcasting.

The former president and first lady, Barack and Michelle Obama, have solidified a deal with Spotify to produce a series of podcasts.

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Higher Ground Audio, an extension of their production company Higher Ground Productions, will aim to produce "engaging podcasts [that] help people connect emotionally and open up their minds—and their hearts," Michelle Obama said.

The podcasts will span a wide range of topics and provide a platform for diverse voices.

"We’re excited about Higher Ground Audio because podcasts offer an extraordinary opportunity to foster productive dialogue, make people smile and make people think, and, hopefully, bring us all a little closer together,” President Obama said.

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Release dates have not yet been announced for the podcasts.


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